Month: August 2010

Are You Doing Enough To Prevent Identity Theft?

How safe is your identity? A study from Javelin Strategy & Research showed that more than 11 million adults were victimized by identity thieves in 2009. That’s a 12% increase from the previous year. The report also revealed that identity theft was responsible for a $54 billion loss to Americans. Victims typically spend more than Read More…

Celebrating The Dream Of Martin Luther King Jr.

His dream was worth sharing with the world. On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. gave a speech that became one of the most respected and iconic discourses in American history. It was a warm summer day when Reverend King stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. He addressed a Read More…

Jaycee Dugard: One Year Later

On August 24, 2009, a registered sex offender named Phillip Garrido entered the University of California in Berkeley with two young girls. He spoke to campus police official Lisa Campbell about hosting an event for his group, “God’s Desire.” Campbell found the trio’s behavior to be highly unusual, and told Garrido to come back the Read More…

Stephen Colbert Helps Welcome Home The Troops

It’s hard to imagine a more touching moment. Soldiers who have been deployed in Iraq return to applause, cheers and the open arms of loved ones. On August 19, 2010, the last American combat brigade left Iraq. The final members of this 4,000 member unit made their way out of the country and into Kuwait Read More…

A Sex Offender From The Gulf Cleanup Crew Is Accused Of Rape

Last June, Rundy Charles Robertson supervised a group of people who were hired to clean up oil from the beaches of Pascagoula, Mississippi. Among them is a woman who claims Robertson raped her one night after work. Her accusation led to an immediate police investigation. What they found was shocking.

Back To School Safety Tips For Kids

It’s hard to believe, but August is almost half over. Parents everywhere are starting to focus on preparing their children to go back to school. A new semester can be an exciting time. Kids will soon be meeting new people, learning new things and having experiences that will shape the rest of their lives. It’s Read More…

New Wedding Photos Discovered On Facebook … By The Man’s Current Wife

Picture this: you have reason to believe your spouse is seeing someone else, so you search for that person’s profile on Facebook. What you find confirms your fears, but it gets worse. You also see pictures of your beloved’s wedding – and you’re not in them. Lynn France used Facebook to find a woman she Read More…

Happiness Happens In August

Are you happy? Have you told anyone about it? August is National Happiness Happens month, and everyone is encouraged to share life’s little moments of joy. According to The Secret Society Of Happy People, there are three goals for this month. They are to help people: • Recognize and express happiness • Listen to others Read More…